In today's Federal Newscast, a new report for the Government Accountability Office critiqued the Homeland Security Department's implementation of the Cybersecurity Workforce Assessment Act.
Twenty-two open government organizations are looking to help expand public access to information, and at the same time lessen the paperwork burden on agencies.
One potential proposal calls on Congress to require OGE to post more information online.
If you're looking for total vindication or a "smoking gun" of how the Trump administration acted during the presidential transition, it's not here.
In today's Federal Newscast, two senators are questioning how the Trump administration hired non-confirmed political appointees at the EPA and the Council on Environmental Quality.
The draft plan also clarifies its mission and doubles down on past efforts like workforce development, modernization and enhancing efficiency.
Walter Shaub, who publicly clashed with the Trump administration during his time as government ethics director, wants to give his former office more teeth.
The Office of Government Ethics announced that its general counsel will be taking the helm, and replacing former director Walter Shaub.
Walter Shaub made a lot of noise when he quit as director of the Office of Government Ethics. This came after a loud and long-running feud with the Trump administration. For analysis, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turns to Scott Amey, general counsel at the Project on Government Oversight.
Walter Shaub's resignation leaves a hole in an already small office, and a question mark about what direction the ethic's agency will go under a new leader.
OGE has a longstanding policy about the "gift" of free attendance, which often comes with a nice breakfast or lunch and tchotchkes off vendor tables.
Federal Freedom of Information Act offices saw a record number of information requests in fiscal 2016, an accomplishment that highlights the need to be able to efficiently and effectively serve stakeholder and citizens.
The Office of Government Ethics is calling on the White House to investigate comments made by presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway, and whether she broke an ethics law. OGE is also reviewing Conway's comments, per the request of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Leaders of the bipartisan transparency caucus pledged to work together to restore public trust in open government, and to apply transparency standards evenly across the three branches of government.